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    February 9, 2013
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snow, wind, and icy rain. this after an all night blizzard. the northeast is still getting pummelled by the historic storm. and now this nor'easter has turned deadly. more than 1/2 million people without power. and it's looking like it's not going to be back on any time soon. plus, we are also following the manhunt that continues in los angeles for a cop on a vengeful rampage. it is saturday, february 9th, good morning to everyone out there. i'm martin savage in for randi kaye and victor blackwell. here's what we know right now. the snow is relentless as it piles up. we're hearing this storm has
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claimed at least one life. police say someone has died in a storm-related crash in poughkeepsie in new york. meanwhile, the boston area slammed with hurricane-force winds and looks like connecticut is taking the brunt of the snow. more than 2 feet in some places and there is more to come. elsewhere, it is falling at a clip of 3 inches an hour. hundreds of cars are stuck in the snow in the long island expressway and sunrise highway. the roads are closed on about everybody but emergency vehicles. police say that most people are resc rescued, but some are still stranded. we'll have an update in a few minutes. and the blizzard has knocked out power to more than 650,000 homes and businesses across eight states. you can see that in a breakdown we've got for you here. winds gusting up to 70 miles an hour and that's tearing down tree limbs and when the limbs go down, they tend to drag the power lines with them.
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massachusetts is hardest hit at this point. in rhode island, though, more than 180,000 customers don't have electricity. and that is almost a fifth of that tiny state's population. and cnn's poppy harlow in providence. at least the lights are on where you are. >> reporter: yeah. you know, marty, i want to set the scene for our viewers here. good morning, everyone, welcome. we are standing in the middle of providence, rhode island. this is right in front of city hall. and i haven't seen more than two people here in, i guess since about 5:00 eastern last night. i want to show you what's happening at the end of the block because an hour ago we couldn't see the end of the block and now we can. we're seeing it's getting clearer here, we're not seeing those massive wind gusts, things seem to have turned the corner here, but now the big concern is what do you do about all the
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homes without power? 187,000 and counting. that's the number as of 6:00 a.m. eastern of homes in rhode island without power and the power company national grid facing a very big uphill battle here. that is a very big portion of the population of rhode island. if you look relatively speaking, it's the hardest hit in terms of how many people without power relatively speaking here. why did that happen? all last night it was relatively warm. so the snow was wet and heavy and fell on those power lines, trees knocked them out. i spent last night talking to the governor, the state, the mayor of providence, rhode island. the emergency manager here and all of them had that same concern. how many power outages will there be? because when your power goes out, your heat goes out. we're going to talk to the governor live in the next hour. that's one question. how long will it take to get the power up and running.
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we saw especially in new york how long it took to get power back up. that's going to be your biggest concern here, also the roads completely closed right now. illegal to drive here according to the governor of rhode island. not supposed to be on the roads. the whole 95 corridor. the entire interstate through massachusetts, connecticut, rhode island, completely shut down until further notice. that's the situation here boston got hit even harder. live to susan candiotti in boston. i know you got over 400,000 homes there without power. what's the latest? >> fortunately we have not lost power in the area of downtown boston, poppy where we are now. good morning to you. so these people are lucky for now. the question is, what will it be like as the day goes on? and there is a concern now with the temperature.
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yesterday throughout the day on friday, it was about 30 or so degrees, but the temperatures have plunged at least ten degrees now now you have the wind picking up. the snow will begin to drift. much lighter now. if you look over my shoulder here. all of this, we had made traction not more than two hours ago. our footsteps are completely covered. if you take a walk over here, i'm on sort of high ground now and you dip past a -- there into a street from the curve. it's measuring -- that says, let's see, 16, 17 feet -- inches, excuse me right now. so very good chance that they will reach that at least 2 feet. we'll see how that goes as the day goes on. no traffic as you can see over my shoulder, that's quincy market, for those of you familiar with downtown boston. who doesn't know that site? a lot of shops there, but of
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course, businesses closed since yesterday. people are, indeed, staying off the streets, they are following instructions. back to you down in providence. >> up to your knees in snow, susan. i don't know who got the shorter end of the stick here. it's freezing here, but we don't have as much snow as you do and it's still certainly coming down, doing a great job there, susan. thank you. i want to take our viewers live to staten island. we heard from gary tuchman saying, look, the snow was stopping, it's getting better there. do you think we've turned the corner in terms of this storm hitting new york? >> reporter: yeah, the conditions, poppy, here are so much different from where you are, from where susan is. the snow has stopped. and take a look behind me. you know, these roads are plowed. there's been about a 12 inches of snow here in staten island. but certainly, a sense of relief that this wasn't worse.
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and there was so much concern heading into this storm, particularly about storm surges and flooding and as you can imagine, anxieties are high. let me give you a little bit of sense of where we are. you see behind me, this is a house reduced to rubble. and not many people here are living here full-time. and this is certainly a setback. because people come here every day to work on their homes, they are so frustrated that things are not moving along quicker. and three months after the storm, people are still relying on volunteers here for meals. so this is definitely a setback but certainly not as worse as people feared. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely, mary. i mean, people there struggled for so long just to get their power back. and i was thinking about some of the families we've been talking to in the wake of sandy just trying to rebuild their homes, whether it's in the shore areas
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of queens or out there on staten island. this is definitely, at least, a setback for them, but could have been much worse. and i want to take you into the heart of manhattan. zane, what are you seeing in new york city this morning? >> reporter: it is absolutely freezing here. 28 degrees, in between my shots, i have to go to that car there to warm up. i did see a couple of people. i saw two guys who weren't really wearing anything warm and i stopped them and said, guys, you know, what are you doing out and about middle of manhattan at this time of the morning 5:30 a.m.? and they were like, well, we're college kids. it's, you know, we decided to stroll outside and go to dunkin donuts. i also spotted another gentleman who basically said to me that he was on his way to work. he said the most challenging thing about this whole thing is really digging himself out of that snow. that's what he found most difficult. but said other than that, it is pretty much a normal saturday. and i was like, yeah, i guess it
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is a normal saturday. for a lot of people, it is really not. 1700 people -- 17,000, people, excuse me, without power in new york alone, the governor issuing a state of emergency. he's making sure these streets stay plowed. hoping every street in manhattan can be plowed once if not twice by the middle of the afternoon, using 1700 snowplows, also 250,000 tons of salt to keep these streets as clear as possible. i want to talk to you about travel. hundreds of people stuck on the long island expressway also in addition to that, we did get a fatality. a 74-year-old man who was struck and killed unfortunately when a car couldn't stop. that tells you how dangerous it can be in these conditions. i did say earlier on that it is, you know, it's not as bad as the
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blizzard earlier three years ago. if people could stay indoors, it would be much better. >> for everyone watching who think, hey, i'm going to get in the car and drive out of the city for the weekend, don't do it, the roads are extremely bad, very dangerous, treacherous. people stuck on the expressway that made a bad decision to go out in the storm. certainly here in providence, rhode island, we certainly do. back to you. >> poppy, one of the brighter sides to this is the fact it struck on a weekend. so we don't have as many people trying to get to work. meanwhile, live flight we're tracking reports nearly 1700 flights have been canceled today. the majority of those are to and from, yes, the northeast, and that's in addition to the almost 3,300 canceled yesterday.
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no flights out of boston's logan until at least sunday. and the story is pretty much the same for new york's airports. remember to check your airline to verify the status of your flight before you head out yourself. already more than 30 inches of snow in some places, and it is going to keep falling through at least midday. alexandra steele following that for us. >> good morning, martin. well, what's happening so far, 34 inches in hamden, connecticut, big snow, big winds, hurricane-force winds, but we'll also see big time improvements. boston, the snow will end this afternoon and maine will see it tonight. here's what we've seen thus far, 32 inches in madison, connecticut, right along the shoreline of 95. worcester, mass, 10 inches, logan, 10 inches, certainly between 10 and 20 in the
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suburbs. peak wind gusts, 83-mile-per-hour wind gusts. in connecticut, 81. you can see logan airport even, 76. buzzard's bay, on the cape and islands, we've seen the strongest wind gusts, 70-mile-per-hour -- even sustained winds in the 40s and 50s. so substantial winds and, you know, even when the snow ends those winds will continue. we'll still see blizzard-like conditions. here's the radar you can see. all the snow. new york will see that snow come to an end this morning. where we've seen this bright banding, this brighter white color, that's where the snow's been falling at about 2 to 3 inches an hour thus getting that 30 inches of snow in areas of connecticut. it will all come to an end. by 8:00 this morning, new york, long island, western, mass, western connecticut. you can see the cape and the islands, still in, boston winding down and then by tonight, we'll see it wind down in maine. but even, martin, when the snow winds down, look at the strong
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winds, winds will still be a player gusting to 40 miles per hour. >> does not help those travel bans. thank you very much for that. besides the blizzard, we are also following another big story, and this one's coming from the west coast. it's that massive manhunt underway for a former cop accused of killing three people. police want to stop him before he strikes again. we'll have a live report from los angeles. that'll be next. get ready for a lot more of that new-plane smell. we're building the youngest, most modern fleet among the largest us airlines to ensure that you are more comfortable and connected than ever. we are becoming a new american.
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again at daylight out there in the popular california resort area of big bear lake. dorner is accused of killing three people, including a police officer and the daughter of a retired police officer. cnn's nick valencia joins me from the headquarters in downtown los angeles. and nick, why don't you bring us up to speed. has he just vanished? has there been any sighting of him overnight? >> reporter: yeah, good morning, martin. i think there are hundreds of police officers right now asking themselves the same question. has chris dorner vanished? i'm outside the lapd headquarters in los angeles. but the search and manhunt is concentrated about 100 miles away from here in the big bear area. the search was scaled back overnight because of those heavy snow conditions. last night by friday night, those teams there were expected to complete their search of some abandoned cabins in the area. and at first daylight today, those teams were set to renew their search for chris dorner.
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but this investigation, martin, has spread far beyond southern california. >> dorner wrote a chilling manifesto. he's accused, of course, as we say of killing three people including a cop. i'm wondering, where the police worried for their own safety and the safety of their families? >> yeah, that's a great question. as you mention the manifesto, dorner, threatened families of lapd officers and lapd officers themselves for what he calls retaliation for what he calls was unjustly fired from what he said was his dream job yesterday. and we spoke about the safety concerns for police officers as well as the resources being used to protect them. take a listen. >> i live outside of town, so my local agency's been good enough to provide extra patrol to my house. my wife and children aren't home now, which is kind of a comfort to me knowing they're not home. >> there's been an incredible
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drain on resources here for los angeles police departments. smith later told us that 911 calls are being responded to slower and police officers here in the los angeles are responding a little slower to where they need to be. more than 40 officers are receiving that detailed protection, martin, like commander smith. >> thank you very much. we'll stay in touch with you. former fbi special agent and private investigator harold copus joins us now. we talked about the snow conditions. but i really want to ask you, do you think that dorner is up there in the mountains? >> well, there's obviously 50/50 and that's easy to say. dorner knows tactics, and he knows what the police will be doing to look for him. if i were dorner, i probably would've left that car up there and left, let them spend the time up in the cold. i'd be down at the beach. so it could be -- >> the axle on the vehicle was supposedly broken, it does sound like a legitimate breakdown, but
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he also knows that everybody would focus on that area. he would try to get out of there? >> i think he would try getting out of there, unless he has a place he's already purchased or has a friend that's giving him a key. so they have to do that search. but that's a massive area. and if you look back at when we have the situation here in georgia and we were looking for the bomber, this guy was a survivalist. he lived up in those mountains up there. and, you know, took forever to find that guy. so if this guy's up there, you miss him, he could double back on you, move into a house and you'd never know it. >> where do you think he is more at home and better at hiding? would it be in a metropolitan area? or up in a rural area where there aren't too many people to see? >> i think a rural area. and let me tell you why, he was a police officer. he's not like a street guy that would go to his buddies in jail and say hide me. he claims he's a survivalist and
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has training from the military. he could be some place isolated, setting up traps, waiting for the police to come. >> you think he is continuing on the hunt? >> oh, definitely he's on the hunt. if you read his manifesto and look at what he thinks. he will say his name was taken away when he was terminated from the pd and the only way he's going to get it back is he's going to eliminate officers whether they were involved or not. >> you think this is going to end in a bad way. >> there's no way this could be a good way. >> you're right. so far it has been a terrible way. >> certainly. >> thank you very much for joining us and giving insights. well, it's week six of the jodi arias murder trial, and it's taking a turn for the bizarre. hear what nancy grace had to say when the accused killer was called to the witness stand. that's coming up. to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes?
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you see how tough the win is this morning. the gusts are incredible. harder to stand this morning than it was last night if you can believe it. and this morning is what they're most concerned about in terms of the water. the tide is still a good 100 feet from where we are right now. but as it comes in, it's going to be higher than it was last night. and with the wind being as strong as it is, it's expected to breach some of the dunes where there are breaks in those dunes. likely to hit some of the channels as well and get into
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and that's when it threatens the town. randi and bianca? >> doubled over and blasted in the blizzard, thanks to our affiliate for showing what they are seeing there. and now, we want to talk more about what you are seeing out there in the storm. and for that, we bring in george hal, he's got pictures, videos, our ireporters. >> this is basically right there in new york, right at the park there, riverside park. this is cool video because you see what new yorkers do when you deal with a blizzard like this. they keep it moving, martin. this is a guy who is snowboarding, created a jump, got his dog out there enjoying all the snow. so that's what you can expect from new yorkers. they're resilient. obviously he gets to do it in the city. >> right there.
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i want to switch over now to connecticut. look at this, so you open the door, 3 feet of snow, you can't get out the door, and there's more snow coming down. so what you see right there will be worse, i'm sure, by the time we see daylight today. >> yeah, hopefully he didn't keep the shovel in the garage. you hope you brought it in the house. all right. i want to switch you over also now to white plains, new york, and this is sort of an image of what you saw as the stores the other day. a lot of people looking, you know, to get food, supplies, water, bred, in advance of this storm. they cleared out the shelves in a lot of different stores. when you think about superstorm sandy, a lot of people got caught offguard, so you find people doing everything to be ready this time. they say it's a five-day supply of water you should have. >> right. that's what we're looking at. if you have any information or video, pass it along to me.
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32 minutes now past the hour, thanks very much. i'm martin savage in for randi kaye. thanks for starting your morning with us. it's a difficult day for many. and that is because you already know. the snow. one of the big stories of this major blizzard right now are the power outages. that seems to be the issue that continues to spread more than 650,000 homes now and businesses across nine states have no electricity. in terms of sheer numbers, massachusetts hardest hit, but almost 20% of the customers in tiny rhode island are also in the dark this morning. and that's where cnn's poppy harlow is in providence. what's the situation like this morning? >> good morning, marty, good morning, everyone. well, as you said, a really big problem with power outages. we've got 187,000 homes here in rhode island without power. that's a good chunk of the population the entire state. and no power for most people
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means no heat. so every hour -- excuse me. every hour matters. on the bright side, i want to show you that it really feels like civilization is coming back here, frankly, to providence, rhode island. we're seeing the sun come up, we're seeing a little lighter in terms of the snow, the wind gusts aren't as heavy. they aren't whipping at as as they have been ought night long. i can see city hall, which i couldn't two hours ago. so things are looking better here. but they have a really tough road ahead. the issue that happened here, marty, we had a lot of snow, but it was wet, thick snow and it fell on the power lines, fell on trees. those knocked power lines over and that's the issue. you've got national grid the power company has to get these back up and running. and when i talked to the governor of the state yesterday who we'll have on live for you in the next half hour or so. he told me the biggest concern
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is the power outages and how extensive they're going to be because of the cold temperatures. it's just about 20 degrees here right now. that's what this city is facing. all of the roads have been closed, all of the vehicles, since about 5:00 last night, just heard a train go off. i suppose some of the trains are running, but none of the mass transit is running here. i-95, that huge corridor through new england. that interstate is completely shut down. it's going to be that way for much of today. so now, the cleanup process begins, but we're still going to have snow here until about 2:00 eastern time. so the power outage is the big concern here. also a big concern in boston where they got dumped on with even more snow. and that's where we find our susan candiotti. how are you holding up? how are things looking? >> hi, poppy. well, it's good to see it get a little brighter now as the sun is starting to come up. it is certainly far colder than it was on friday when it was probably about 30 degrees, but
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felt balmy compared to what it is now, which is measuring in the high teens with a windchill factor of about one. so, we are still starting to see some snowblowers about. one is about to pass us by now. but the snow definitely will begin to drift now. and it is much lighter and fluffier than it was with that wet, heavy snow that we had yesterday. there's a guy at work there now. we're in downtown boston where we did not lose power throughout the night. you can still see the lights turned on, quincy market way behind me over my shoulder. and people have indeed been staying off the streets. however, power outages are a major issue as marty indicated and so do you in the state of massachusetts, more than 400,000 homes and businesses are waking up in the dark and in the cold and that is going to be a big problem throughout the day,
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poppy. by the way, the meteorological definition of a blizzard, i learned is this. at least 35 miles per hour for at least three consecutive hours and 1/4 mile visibility. i'm told they don't have all the numbers in in massachusetts yet. but so far at logan airport here in boston, it has not yet reached that standard. but the day is young. back to you, poppy, in providence. >> that's hard for me to believe. because i stood through wind gusts stronger than that last night here, susan. it certainly felt like a blizzard to me. but we are turning the corner. things are looking a little bit better. now the big challenge becomes clearing all these roads. officials told me not only do they plow, but they'll have to remove some of the snow from the city because there's so much. that's a challenge and getting the power back on. marty, back to you. >> thank you very much, poppy
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harlow, and it's looking brighter. thank you. in maine, a relatively small number of people without power around 2,500. but they haven't seen the worst of the blizzard yet. they could get as many as 2 feet of snow today. motorists could also face zero visibility at times, and they are being asked to use extreme caution if they have to go out and drive. the director of maine's emergency management agency is joining me now on the telephone from augusta, maine. and first of all, thanks very much for joining us this morning. how are the conditions right now in your state? >> well, the conditions are pretty tough right now. if you were looking at radar, you'd see basically the entire state is totally covered with the heaviest of this snow. so it's coming down pretty hard. we've had reports of in excess of 30 inches down in the southern portion of the state. and we're expecting in excess of 2 feet. along most of the coastal area of the state along with high
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winds and high tides. facing a few challenges right now. >> what is the worst time of day for you for this? >> the biggest challenge for us, i think, is going to be around the time of high tide. we're looking at 3 foot storm surge, 25 to 30 foot waves offshore, 50-mile-an-hour winds. a lot of our coast is rocky, but down in the southern portion we have a lot of sand area that's very low-lying. and very prone to damage under these kinds of conditions. so we're watching that situation very, very carefully at this point. >> and, of course, you've been seeing this storm approach. you've seen what it's doing to other places. how have you been preparing in your state? >> well, obviously, the big impact and a lot of the places has been the power outages. we have not seen those. somewhere around 2,000. but we brought in a whole bunch of extra line crews out of canada and other places around the state. 130 extra tree crews on top of our regular 90 crews and that's one of our major companies. they're prepared to go to work
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as soon as we've got the conditions we can work under. and of course, the other thing we've been doing is trying to prepare our population so they would be able to deal with this on their own for a little while. >> and what about shelters? have you opened them? >> we have not opened any shelters. no red cross shelters are open at this point. with no power outages. really no reason to do that at this point. >> all right. robert mcleery is joining us from augusta, maine. thank you very much. we'll stay in touch with you to see how your state fairs through this storm. take a look at live flight tracker. and you can see the activity of the northeast is pretty quiet for right now. live flight aware tracking reports nearly 1700 flights have been canceled, that's today, and that number is expected to increase. there will be no flights out of boston's logan until probably sunday. and it's a similar story out of new york's airports.
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you're looking at live pictures of hartford, connecticut, this morning. there's something you don't see normally. you cannot see, well, any vehicles on the road there. there's a good reason for that. it's against the law to be on the road in that particular state unless you have some kind of emergency or are driving an
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emergency vehicle. again, live picture, it's hartford, connecticut, we continue to follow that blizzard in the northeast. meanwhile, here are five other stories we are watching this morning. first, at daylight, search teams will return to california's big bear lake and that's for the hunt for an accused cop killer. but it's not clear if christopher dorner is even still in the area. police say they will keep a lookout until they find him or they are sure he is not there. the former cop is accused of killing three people, including a police officer and the daughter of a retired police officer. number two, we now know what caused the lights to go out in new orleans in the super dome in the middle of the super bowl. a power company says it's traced the outage to a rely device. it caused the lights to go out. but the company that made that device says it was the electric company's fault for setting it up wrong. and number three, a judge in cleveland sentenced the amish
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man behind a string of beard-cutting attacks 15 years in prison. he was convicted of hate crimes. several of his followers received shorter sentences. number four, jesse jackson, he signed a plea deal. but he was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of that deal are unknown. but according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. and then finally, michelle obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, a chicago honor student and band majorette gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. police told our affiliates that pendleton had no gang affiliation and not likely the intended target. we'll have reports coming up later on this morning. and then in phoenix, the murder trial of jodi arias took a dramatic turn this week. arias took the stand and admitted to killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. she described how she stabbed
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him 27 times, shot him in the face and slit his throat from ear to ear in self-defense. >> did you kill travis alexander on june 4th, 2008? >> yes, i did. >> why? >> the simple answer is that he attacked me and i defended myself. >> arias will be back on the stand when that trial resumes on monday. if convicted, arias faces a possible death sentence. snow continues to blanket the northeast, and if those dropping temperatures were not bad enough, hundreds of thousands now without power across new england. we are taking you live to massachusetts. that's just ahead. good morning, turtle. ♪ my friends are all around me ♪ my friends, they do surround me ♪ ♪ i hope this never ends ♪ and we'll be the best of friends ♪
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good morning, hartford, blanketed in snow. we wanted to remind you if you didn't know this already. the governor has said, no driving, don't go out there, as if anybody would in that kind of weather. and we know that hartford, connecticut, is getting hit hard by the storm. meteorologist alexandra steele has been following all of that for us. >> hartford getting nailed. feels like 14 in hartford and the winds gusting to 23 miles per hour. so hartford county, new haven county getting slammed with this. pretty quiet. looking at 91, 95 getting slammed, as well. 95 running along the shoreline. madison, connecticut, 32 inches
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of snow. farther north, manchester, 28 1/2, west hartford and avon. hamden and new haven, 34 inches. madison, that's right along the shoreline. central connecticut, we've seen the heaviest snow because we've seen what's called bright banding. here's where the bright white, where it's the most bright white, that's where the snow's been coming down 2 to 3 inches an hour. the good news is, the backside, albany to kingston, the throughway, things clearing up. all the way through the hudson valley. new york city will see it end this morning, as we head through boston, the snow will end this afternoon, and toward maine tonight. hartford still getting it. 91, 95, more snow to come for you. not quite done with it, just a couple more hours. here's a look at the time frame. this afternoon from this morning you can see 9:00. right now the east end of long island still in the snow. western connecticut, western new york, vermont, all getting out
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of it. pushing eastward by this afternoon, martin, you can see 2:00, just boston and by tonight, 10:00, all moves out. but the winds still stay. you can see these iso bars, the snow may stop falling, but it will still be blowing around with 30 to 40-mile-per-hour wind gusts. >> well, we will stay in touch with you. your blizzard stories, the ones you tell us, they're up next. we put together some of the best ireports as you help us tell this story. button tone) this is stacy from springfield. button tone) oh whoa. hello? yes. i didn't realize i'd be talking to an actual person. you don't need to press "0," i'm here. reach a person, not a prompt whenever you call chase sapphire. why should saturday night have all the fun? get two times the points on dining in restaurants, with chase sapphire preferred.
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keeping track of all the pictures and videos being sent in by our ireporters. what are people showing us
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through on the lens of their own? >> we're starting to get a sense of what people will wake up to as they, you know, see all the snow that fell overnight. i want to go to brown university. look at this, bikes covered in snow. and that's just one example of what people will deal with. we've seen other images where you open the door and there are 3 inches of snow right there. a lot of digging out, a lot of shoveling dealing with the storm. i want to go to the next image we have here. this is at cambridge street in boston. main street in downtown boston and looks like a ghosttown. nobody on the street, i think you can see a snowplow here. and this is an example of what happens to a majority city when a blizzard moves into town. everybody heeding the warning of officials to stay off the streets to stay inside. the other thing that i want to show you, this is a video in manhattan. let's see if we have that. right there at 58th street. and they're going to pan over here. this is pretty cool. you get a sense of what it looks like in central park looking
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south. now, keep in mind, this is a few hours ago, and several hours ago, what you see right there will be worse as daylight comes about. so central park in manhattan, not too far from cnn, new york, a lot of people walking through the snow, digging through it, trying to get around, martin. >> yeah, always fascinating to see how people capture their own documentation of a blizzard and where they are. >> yeah. >> and their own eye on the storm. all right, george, thank you very much. we'll continue to check in with you. thanks for starting your morning with us. we have got much more ahead on "cnn saturday morning" which starts right now. good morning, everybody, we